Systematic Reviews

(The H4-Index of Systematic Reviews is 31. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-01-01 to 2024-01-01.)
The PRISMA 2020 statement: an updated guideline for reporting systematic reviews2872
PRISMA-S: an extension to the PRISMA Statement for Reporting Literature Searches in Systematic Reviews814
Psychotropic medication non-adherence and its associated factors among patients with major psychiatric disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis159
How to properly use the PRISMA Statement149
Scoping reviews: reinforcing and advancing the methodology and application147
Exploring the prevalence of gaming disorder and Internet gaming disorder: a rapid scoping review83
Protocol for the development of guidance for stakeholder engagement in health and healthcare guideline development and implementation80
Traditional Chinese herbal medicine for treating novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pneumonia: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis77
The influence of contextual factors on healthcare quality improvement initiatives: a realist review71
e-Health interventions for healthy aging: a systematic review65
Effectiveness of exergames for improving mobility and balance in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis59
Considerations for conducting systematic reviews: evaluating the performance of different methods for de-duplicating references58
The incubation period during the pandemic of COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis53
Understanding the mental health of doctoral researchers: a mixed methods systematic review with meta-analysis and meta-synthesis52
Preventing the transmission of COVID-19 and other coronaviruses in older adults aged 60 years and above living in long-term care: a rapid review49
Interventions for improving outcomes in patients with multimorbidity in primary care and community setting: a systematic review48
Guidance for overviews of reviews continues to accumulate, but important challenges remain: a scoping review46
A comparison of two assessment tools used in overviews of systematic reviews: ROBIS versus AMSTAR-244
Challenges in synthesising cost-effectiveness estimates43
Research Screener: a machine learning tool to semi-automate abstract screening for systematic reviews43
Where to prospectively register a systematic review43
A systematic and meta-analysis review on the diagnostic accuracy of antibodies in the serological diagnosis of COVID-1939
Medical cannabis for the reduction of opioid dosage in the treatment of non-cancer chronic pain: a systematic review39
The state of population health research performance in the Middle East and North Africa: a meta-research study38
Interventions for treatment of COVID-19: a protocol for a living systematic review with network meta-analysis including individual patient data (The LIVING Project)36
Assessing risk of bias in human environmental epidemiology studies using three tools: different conclusions from different tools35
Use of powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR) by healthcare workers for preventing highly infectious viral diseases—a systematic review of evidence33
Health outcomes of sexual and gender minorities after cancer: a systematic review33
Evidence Synthesis International (ESI): Position Statement32
Open defecation-free slippage and its associated factors in Ethiopia: a systematic review32
The effectiveness of peer and community health worker-led self-management support programs for improving diabetes health-related outcomes in adults in low- and-middle-income countries: a systematic re31
Leftover opioids following adult surgical procedures: a systematic review and meta-analysis31
Machine learning for screening prioritization in systematic reviews: comparative performance of Abstrackr and EPPI-Reviewer31